sup. The Devil & The Almighty Blues // "The Pilgrimage Tour 2019"saal | 20.00 Uhr
STONED JESUS hails from Kiev, Ukraine, and they are doubtlessly the biggest band to emerge on Eastern Europe’s stoner/psychedelic/doom scene recently. Started in 2009 by guitarist/vocalist Igor as his solo project, they toured Russia and Ukraine in early 2010, releasing their highly-anticipated debut „First Communion“ few months later (re-released on vinyl in Spring 2013).
2011 saw them changing direction on „Stormy Monday“ EP and more shows followed, confirming their reputation as one of the most spectacular bands to experience live. Recorded late 2011, STONED JESUS‘ second full-length „Seven Thunders Roar“ showed their constant desire to reach beyond and push forward. Less doom and more psychedelic, it peaks with 16-min long „I’m The Mountain“ epic, the most progressive and ambitious track from the band so far. Released in Spring/Summer 2012, it has become the most requested item on their European tours
They began 2013 with a new drummer Viktor, a new video and a new 7″ released just before another tour. In August, they self-released a compilation of jams and improvisations „The Seed, Vol. 1“, a download-only collection serving as a fundraising weapon for their next full-length „The Harvest“, released on February 24th 2015, and followed by a European Tour in March!
In 2017, to celebrate the fifth anniversary of „Seven Thunders Roar“, they performed sets featuring their most famous album in its entirety. They released their latest and most experimental album to date, „Pilgrims“ on September 7th 2018 via Napalm Records, and will be touring a lot in 2018/2019 to support it!